Optional vs Choicely - What's the difference?

optional | choicely |


As an adjective optional

is not compulsory; left to personal choice; elective.

As an adverb choicely is

with care in choosing; with attention to preference.

optional

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Not compulsory; left to personal choice; elective.
  • On that beach clothing is entirely optional .

    Antonyms

    * obligatory * mandatory * compulsory

    choicely

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • With care in choosing; with attention to preference.
  • A band of men collected choicely , from each county some. — Shakespeare.
  • In a preferable or excellent manner; eminently.
  • Choicely good. — Walton.
    (Webster 1913)